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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Alberta Research Council moves to VITP

The Vancouver Island Technology Park (VITP) is pleased to announce that the Alberta Research Council has decided to open its first British […]

Canary Derby Raises Record Funds for Cancer Research

Fourteen Vancouver Island technology companies worked around the clock to ensure their soapbox cars were race-ready for the 3rd Annual Victoria Canary […]

Anticipation is Brewing for the Newest Cancer Centre to Open in the Province

The BC Cancer Agency’s Abbotsford Centre is the fifth cancer centre in the province (regional centres are also located in Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna and Surrey) and is scheduled to open on August 24th. It is part of an important provincial network which provides a coordinated cancer control system, including prevention, screening, cancer care, treatment and research.

The BC Cancer Agency’s Abbotsford Centre, integrated within the Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre, will be linked to a province-wide system of cancer control, which includes a registry to track cancer outcomes and effectiveness of treatments, and provincial tumor groups which establish treatment protocols based on the best evidence available.

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Times Colonist Reports: Enquisite Inc. gets $3.2 Million Shot in Arm

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A Victoria company that analyzes traffic on websites is getting a $3.2-million shot of venture capital from the United States today.

Enquisite Inc., a spin-off of Metamend Software, has developed what it calls the next generation of search analytics, or online tools that provide companies with websites valuable marketing information on who’s browsing their material and how they got there.

Municipal Solutions Group Enters Into Acquisition Agreements with N. Harris Computer Corporation

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Municipal Solutions Group (TSX VENTURE:MSZ) announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement and an asset purchase agreement with N. Harris Computer Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc. (TSX:CSU).

Under the terms of the Acquisition Agreements, Municipal has agreed to sell substantially all of its assets, including the shares of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Municipal Software Corporation, (but excluding those assets which constitute Municipal’s “Local Government Manager” product (“LGM”) which is delivered in the form of Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”)) to Harris in return for up to $5,350,000 (the “Purchase Price”).

Municipal Solutions Group enters into Acquisition Agreements with N.Harris Computer Corporation

Municipal Solutions Group (TSX VENTURE:MSZ) announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement and an asset purchase agreement with N. […]

Times Colonist Reports: Flock North recieves $15 Million

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A $15-million injection into a U.S. company’s Victoria arm signals that the city’s high-tech industry can still attract much-needed venture capital, says a leading expert in the local tech sector. It also emphasizes the fact that even amid a major credit crunch in the U.S., there is always money for new ideas and top talent.

The San Francisco-based social web browser Flock has secured $15 million in venture funding led by U.S. powerhouse Fidelity Ventures. Most of that money will go to Flock North, the company’s research and development branch in Victoria, as it hires new engineers to continue innovative research and development, said Flock’s vice-president of engineering Clayton Stark.

GenoLogics Releases Proteus 4.0

GenoLogics, the leading developer of translational research informatics solutions, today announced the new release and general availability of Proteus 4.0, its lab […]